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Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Whew, lucky they stayed on the bridge... ...

Whew, lucky they stayed on the bridge...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4oyMx-ta_sY
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Seems a little early for you. :) I'm hoping...

Seems a little early for you. :)

I'm hoping for mid October here.

They keep putting double digits days on the 10-day forecast but that day comes and nope, 103ฐ
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Nice! Make sure it's ready by the time midday...

Nice! Make sure it's ready by the time midday riding becomes pleasurable.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Thanksgiving has already been canceled. ...

Thanksgiving has already been canceled.

(in Canada)

But theirs is sooner than ours.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

​​​​https://youtu.be/0N2-jV189Zs

​​​​https://youtu.be/0N2-jV189Zs
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I've read it's better for your lungs in the long...

I've read it's better for your lungs in the long term. Also that it's more important as you move towards temperature extremes.

Some cycling coach guy said that during efforts, the ideal is to...
09-23-20, 01:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 560
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Simworks Homage is a decent semislick. A bit...

Simworks Homage is a decent semislick. A bit faster on the tarmac, but less climbing and braking grip in the loose stuff. Also 1/4 lb heavier than 2.0" Fast Traks.
...
09-23-20, 12:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 560
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Yes. FastTrak is a light XC knobby 450/480g....

Yes. FastTrak is a light XC knobby 450/480g. Tightly spaced center knobs make em fast on hardpack and tarmac compared to some other knobbies.

This is the OP's ideal tire:
...
09-23-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 560
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

559 is the only 26" size Specialized ever offered...

559 is the only 26" size Specialized ever offered the Fast Trak in.
09-22-20, 11:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 560
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Conti Race Kings are similar to fast Traks ...

Conti Race Kings are similar to fast Traks

https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=95314&category=5528
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

It's more dramatic with a light dusting of snow.

It's more dramatic with a light dusting of snow.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Jersey tips, perhaps.

Jersey tips, perhaps.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

For those of you who don't follow Bill Walton on...

For those of you who don't follow Bill Walton on the bookface:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

One of the straps loosened a bit. But still...

One of the straps loosened a bit. But still worked fine. Carrying capacity: three 24oz beer cans
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,742
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

He definitely needs more yellow in his kit and on...

He definitely needs more yellow in his kit and on his bike.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

It's not autumn here yet. I mean it's been a few...

It's not autumn here yet. I mean it's been a few days since we've hit 110, but......
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

but then you'll have to deal with your...

but then you'll have to deal with your passenger...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

eNASCAR should be happening any day now :) ...

eNASCAR should be happening any day now :)

https://www.thedrive.com/accelerator/36189/ken-block-wins-first-ever-electric-rallycross-race-in-612-hp-ford-fiesta-erx
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Maricopa County AZ has the most golf courses per...

Maricopa County AZ has the most golf courses per capita, so it would stand to reason that AZ would have some primo sod farms.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

It's been a tricky couple weeks for football...

It's been a tricky couple weeks for football presenters, having to say "The Washington Football Team," and "Las Vegas Raiders."
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

The fake crowd sounds creep me out in football...

The fake crowd sounds creep me out in football more than baseball.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

https://youtu.be/TrvVQm6kKZ4

https://youtu.be/TrvVQm6kKZ4
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

They don't have a tray of turf though. ...

They don't have a tray of turf though.

https://youtu.be/OM4fFAmiWOo
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

OMG, MNF on ABC. กกก!!!!!!! :bday:...

OMG, MNF on ABC. กกก!!!!!!!

:bday: ​​​​​​​:bday: ​​​​​​​:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,742
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Subs go in handlebar bags. ...

Subs go in handlebar bags.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x664/sac_a_pain_baguette_pour_velo_bicyclette_1_75891363499fb1e95cbac5a5ac94ee1d3cbeeab9.png
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

​​​​​​ ftfy

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ftfy
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Are you on a football field?

Are you on a football field?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x337/scarface_movie_4ba6695b1263e5ede942d16c0c8bd0778f310e42.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,877
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Of course 95% of the rental bicycles in Fla have...

Of course 95% of the rental bicycles in Fla have drink holders (not bottle cages), so that might have an effect.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,877
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Ooof, and Fla only has 6.38% of the US population.

Ooof, and Fla only has 6.38% of the US population.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

sportsrec.com recommends 1.5% max

sportsrec.com recommends 1.5% max
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

That's why many crowned surfaces are crowned, yes.

That's why many crowned surfaces are crowned, yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,742
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Nope, only the one scale. Front wheel on scale,...

Nope, only the one scale. Front wheel on scale, get hands on the hoods, take reading. Rear wheel on scale, get hands on the hoods take reading. Thus my suspicion of innacuracy.

If I wasn't so...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Might have been my imagination though.

Might have been my imagination though.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Seems like all the olde grass ones had bit of a...

Seems like all the olde grass ones had bit of a crown to them.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,742
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Well I'll be damned, it's actually not that bad...

Well I'll be damned, it's actually not that bad on my Lemond using the cheap and dirty bathroom scale method has it at 45 front/55 rear. Probably not that accurate, however.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,742
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I think he is going for even distribution. ...

I think he is going for even distribution. What's a normal bike + rider distribution? 30 front, 70 rear?

I personally don't think 50/50 is ideal for a bicycle, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,234
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

If you think 23s are hard to find, imagine...

If you think 23s are hard to find, imagine wanting 21s.

These are on closeout, so get em while you can

Ad copy says 21", so might wanna confirm :)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,234
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Still plenty of 23s as of this writing. Michelin...

Still plenty of 23s as of this writing. Michelin Power, Schwalbe Pro One, Conti GP5000, etc.

Mail order will probably be the way to go unless your in a hot vintage market.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Big blinds is in poker.

Big blinds is in poker.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I do like the sound they make. I remember a lot...

I do like the sound they make. I remember a lot of celeste metal Venetian blinds with 2" slats BITD.


#steelisreal (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=steelisreal)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I hate curtains. Mainly because of my...

I hate curtains.

Mainly because of my experiences in houses with too-short curtain rods.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Aluminium foil is lighter and more aero. ...

Aluminium foil is lighter and more aero.



Oh yeah, cheaper too.
Forum: Touring
09-20-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 450
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I haven't purchased an Amtrak ticket on the...

I haven't purchased an Amtrak ticket on the train. Only at ticket windows, kiosks, and on my phone.

Some trains do sell out so you must be prepared for that possibility when buying last minute...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Whew, nail biter. Go Seahawks!!!!!

Whew, nail biter.

Go Seahawks!!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

You know what this game is missing besides a...

You know what this game is missing besides a crowd?




...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

You're not replacing brake pads everytime datlas...

You're not replacing brake pads everytime datlas changes a shift cable are you?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Let's hope the Seahawks don't suffer a similar...

Let's hope the Seahawks don't suffer a similar fate this evening.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Recommended second feature: ...

Recommended second feature:

https://youtu.be/OoJbO-J7TFo
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7,061
Views: 93,606
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I'm thinking about wussening the big and middle...

I'm thinking about wussening the big and middle rings on the Lemond. Currently 52/42/26, considering 48 big
undecided about mid: 36, 38, 40???

I might have a 5 bolt 38 around here. Guess I...
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